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Economic security of the Russian Federation subjects: A systems-based approach

Vol. 17, Iss. 10, OCTOBER 2019

Received: 18 June 2019

Received in revised form: 7 August 2019

Accepted: 26 August 2019

Available online: 15 October 2019


JEL Classification: R59

Pages: 1909–1922

Grebenkina S.A. Financial University under Government of Russian Federation, Moscow, Russian Federation

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Slavyanov A.S. Bauman Moscow State Technical University (Bauman MSTU), Moscow, Russian Federation

Khrustalev E.Yu. Central Economics and Mathematics Institute, RAS (CEMI RAS), Moscow, Russian Federation

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Subject This article deals with the issues related to the economic security of regional systems.
Objectives The article aims to consider the concepts and terminology used in the field of economic security and examine the contents of the concept of economic security of the regional system. It also aims to classify the subjects of the Russian Federation taking into account the basic criteria of economic security of complex socio-economic systems.
Methods For the study, we used the methods of systems and cluster analyses, synthesis, classification, and the analog approach.
Results The article presents an original definition of economic security in terms of a systems-based approach. Based on the identified economic security of the region as a complex socio-economic system, it defines certain criteria for developing a new typology of regional systems.
Conclusions Making the concept of economic security of the region more concrete and a new typology based on the criteria described will contribute to the development of regional policy activities and determine priorities in the economic development of the Russian Federation subjects.

Keywords: economic security, regional system, typology, development, sustainability


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